On Monday, Ralph Barbieri went on 95.7 FM “The Game,” the competing station of his former employer, and ripped the powers that be at Cumulus and KNBR. Meanwhile, Cumulus was working on a big picture move that could shape how sports radio sounds in the Bay Area forever. From AllAccess.com: CBS CORPORATION is launching a […]
Those who hated Ralph Barbieri during his 28-year run at KNBR found him unlistenable. On Monday evening, even his biggest fans had to admit his hour-long interview on 95.7 FM “The Game” was a tough listen. “Excuse my voice. I had a bad case of laryngitis last night,” Barbieri said at the beginning of the […]
Now we know what Ralph Barbieri will talk about on 95.7 FM The Game. Barbieri is shooting for $10 million in a suit filed today by his lawyer, Angela Alioto at San Francisco Superior Court. The suit can be viewed here, includes several very interesting notes, including: — “On November 1st, 2007, Barbieri and the predecessor […]
Well, there you have it. Even though 95.7 FM The Game clearly states that Ralph Barbieri is coming on at a specific time on Monday, many people seem to think Barbieri is joining the station full-time. That is not the case. Rest assured, if Entercom makes that hire there will be a lot more hoopla […]
The May Arbitron numbers were released. So, dear readers, that means you get your monthly fix of sports radio ratings. This feature is called “Radio Wars” but with the current ratings it is less a war and more of a massacre. With baseball in full swing, the Giants playing pretty well, KNBR has become a ratings […]
The April Arbitron numbers were released. So, dear readers, that means you get your monthly fix of sports radio ratings. With baseball on the radio, KNBR has regained it’s dominant position in the sports “Radio Wars” and can comfortably call themselves “the sports leader,” while 95.7 “The Game” treads water. While it is hard to […]
Two Sundays ago, on April 22, Ralph Barbieri went on CBS 5 San Francisco (KPIX) with sports anchor Dennis O’Donnell. O’Donnell talked with the Hawaiian shirt-wearing Razor for about nine minutes, but I didn’t hear about the interview until the next morning. I emailed O’Donnell and others at CBS to see if I could access […]
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The big news that rocked the Bay Area sports radio was Ralph “The Razor” Barbieri getting axed from KNBR. Unfortunately, because of the lag in the reporting of the ratings, it won’t be until next month that we can see what effect that news has on the sports radio landscape. Even then it might be […]
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During Monday night’s San Francisco Giants game against the Philadelphia Phillies, you may have seen it on CSN Bay Area: Tom Tolbert...